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Ian Buruma's grandparents Winifred and Bernard on their wedding day. Courtesy the author

How an Assimilated Jewish Couple Found a 'Promised Land' in Britain

Dutch historian Ian Buruma retraces his British-Jewish grandparents’ correspondence spanning two world wars, and hones his own self-definition.

“Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War,” by Ian Buruma, Penguin Press, 320 pages, $27

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